How to make Air Fried Lemon Fish -

Fish dipped in batter and cooked in an air fryer and served with lemon flavoured sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Basa Fish Fillets, Lemon (नींबू)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Air Fried Lemon Fish

Air Fried Lemon Fish Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet & Sour

Ingredients for Air Fried Lemon Fish Recipe

  • Basa Fish Fillets each cut into 4 pieces 2

  • Lemon 1

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup + for coating

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chilli sauce 2 teaspoons

  • Oil 2 teaspoon for brushing

  • Egg white 1

  • Cornflour slurry 4 teaspoons

  • Red chilli sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Lettuce leaves 2-3


Step 1

Slice lemon and place in a bowl.

Step 2

Boil 1 cup water in a non-stick pan, add sugar and stir continuously till sugar dissolves.

Step 3

Put 1 cup refined flour, salt, green chilli sauce, 2 tsps oil and egg white in a bowl and mix well. Add 3 tbsps water and whisk well to make a thick and smooth batter.

Step 4

Spread sufficient refined flour on a plate.

Step 5

Dip the fish fillets in the batter and coat with refined flour.

Step 6

Heat an air fryer to 180º C and brush the basket with oil. Place the prepared fish fillets in it, fit the basket into the fryer and cook for 15-20 minutes.

Step 7

Add salt to the pan with the syrup and mix well. Add cornflour slurry and mix again. Add red chilli sauce and mix well. Add most of the lemon slices and squeeze the juice of 2 slices and mix well. Cook till the lemon sauce thickens. Add juice of 1 lemon and mix.

Step 8

Remove the fish from air fryer basket, brush with some oil and place in the air fryer basket again. Continue to cook for 5 minutes more.

Step 9

Roughly tear lettuce leaves and make a bed on a serving platter. Place air fried fish over the lettuce, pour lemon sauce over them and serve immediately.

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